This is where the Sumida River borders both Arakawa City (on the south side) and Adachi City (north). It is a bit out of the way but it is a nice and quiet walk.

Above, ferris wheel at Arakawa Amusement Park (荒川遊園).

A nice thing to do after visiting Asakusa and Tokyo Skytree is to walk south along the Sumida River. It is possible to go all the way to Tokyo Bay on foot (for example, ending at Harumi Passenger Ship Terminal). In this post, I stopped at Tsukiji, after making a detour by Tsukishima Island, where the Sumida River forks into 2 channels before reaching Tokyo Bay.

Above, Sumida River from Asakusa to Ryogoku.

Above, Sumida River from Ryogoku to Tokyo Bay.

Above, Tokyo Skytree.

Above, a story teller near Azuma Bashi.

Above, Azuma Bashi.

Above, sleeping dog.

Above, one of the many bridges spanning the Sumida river.

Above, Ryogoku.

Above, Tokyo Cruise Ship “Himiko”, designed by Leiji Matsumoto.

Above, towards Toyosu.

Above, buildings on Tsukishima Island.

Above, Chuo Ohashi bridge.

Above, on Tuskishima Island.

Above, Sumiyoshi shrine.

Above, sleeping cat.

Above, Paris Square.

Above, lobby of Saint Luke’s Tower.

Above, sun reflections on Kachidoki Island, with Harumi Triton Square in the background.

Above, bridge between Kachidoki Island and Tsukiji.

The Sumida River (隅田川; Sumida-gawa) is a river in eastern Tokyo that starts at the Iwabuchi Sluice Gate in Kita and flows into Tokyo Bay. There is a walkway along its bank almost everywhere along the way. Here are photos of the walk starting from Asakusa and going north to Minami-Senju, in Arakawa City.

Above, Sumida River from the Tokyo Skytree observatory.

Above, Tokyo Skytree, a near constant sight when walking along the river.

Above, homeless settlement.

Above, Ishihama Shrine.

Above, in Shioiri Park (汐入公園).

Above, north of Minami-Senju station. The walkway stops there and starts again upstream (a bit far away though, so I stopped there).

Tori Paitan Ramen (鶏白湯SOBA).

When I was there, there was a huge line (even before noon).

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